Dean of Students

Byron Hughes named Virginia Tech dean of students

September 21, 2018 – Virginia Tech's recently selected Dean of Students, Byron Hughes, outside Eggleston Hall (Photo by Christina Franusich/Virginia Tech)

Byron Hughes

The Dean of Students is committed to offering care and support to students so they flourish in nearly every imaginable way.


  • Engage, educate, equip, and empower students.
  • Support and care for students in the midst of crisis.
  • Encourage students to utilize university and community resources.
  • Work and advise with both our heads and our hearts.
  • Respect the student and the advocacy process by recognizing our own biases and by collectively pursuing greater self-understanding and integrity.


  • Walk-in: 109 East Eggleston Hall
  • Email:
  • Phone: 540-231-3787
  • Hours: 8 - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
  • After Hours/Weekends, 365 days a year: 540-231-6411, press 1